On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.
These Are My People...
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This documentary short is the first film made by an all-Aboriginal film crew, training under the NFB's Challenge for Change Program. It was shot at Akwesasne (St. Regis Reserve). Two spokesmen explain historical and other aspects of Longhouse religion, culture, and government and reflect on the impact of the white man's arrival on the Indian way of life.
|Instruktør||Roy Daniels, Willie Dunn, Michael Mitchell, Barbara Wilson|
|Kameramand||Roy Daniels, Willie Dunn, Michael Mitchell, Barbara Wilson|
|Lyd||Roy Daniels, Willie Dunn, Michael Mitchell, Barbara Wilson|
|Tags||America, ethnographic film, social issues, traditions|